Bueno Mine

The Bueno Mine is a gold mine located in Tooele county, Utah at an elevation of 7,300 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Bueno Mine  

State:  Utah

County:  Tooele

Elevation: 7,300 Feet (2,225 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.91389, -113.83833

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Bueno Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Bueno Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Iron
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Copper
Tertiary: Zinc


Location

State: Utah
County: Tooele
District: Willow Springs District


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Kibbee (V.P. 1st Security Bank)


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Great Basin
Physiographic Detail: Deep Creek Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: LENTICULAR


Structure

Type: R
Description: Basin & Range

Type: L
Description: Tilted Fault Block That Dips 20-45 Deg. W. And Faults That Trend N-Nw & W-Nw


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Rhyolite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cambrian

Name: Rhyolite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 1970 ASSAY: WEST WALL AT MOUTH OF ADIT, 6 IN. CHANNEL 1.96 OZ AU, 1.00 AG, 0.4% PB


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Specularite
Ore: Chalcocite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Plumbojarosite
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Gangue: Goethite
Gangue: Kaolinite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Limonite


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): BICK, R.F., 1966, GEOL. OF THE DEEP CREEK MTNS., UT: UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURVEY BULL. 77, 120 P.

Reference (Deposit): 1920 RECON BUTLER, B.S., USGS PP 111

Reference (Deposit): 1966 GEOLMAP UT. GEOL. & M. SURVEY BULL. 77

Reference (Deposit): 1977 RECON UT. GEOL. & M. SURVEY RI # 117

Reference (Deposit): REPORT ON THE DEEP CREEK WILDERNESS WITHDRAWAL AREA AS (WSA) BY BLM, 1979

Reference (Deposit): 1979 GEOCHEM DOE GJBX-8(80) LAWRENCE LIVERMORE LAB.

Reference (Production): EVERTS, M.L., 1980, ON SITE INVESTIGATION: UT. GEOL. AND MIN. SURVEY

Reference (Deposit): THOMPSON, K.C., 1973, MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE DEEP CREEK MTNS, TOOELE-JUAB COUNTIES, UT: UTAH GEOL. & MIN. SURVEY BULL. 99

Reference (Deposit): BICK, R.F., 1958, STRATIGRAPHY OF DEEP CREEK MTNS, UT: AAPG BULL. V. 43, P. 1064-1069

Reference (Deposit): BICK, R.F., 1959, GEOLOGY OF THE DEEP CREEK QUAD, WESTERN, UT: NEW HAVEN, CONN., UNIV., UNPUBL. PH.D. DISSERTATION.